Adjectives ending in -ly

Usually we think that words ending in -ly are adverbs. But not all -ly words are adverbs. There are some adjectives that end in -ly. Here is a complete list below. Since these words are adjectives, they cannot be used like other adverbs. For example – Incorrect: He behaves friendly. Correct: He behaves in a friendly manner. Some of these words can be used as adjectives or adverbs. Adverb: He came early Adjective: You are early today. SL Adjectives endinf in -ly 1.      beastly Continue reading →Usually we think that words ending in -ly are adverbs. But not all -ly words are adverbs. There are some adjectives that end in -ly. Here is a complete list below. Since these words are adjectives, they cannot be used like other adverbs. For example - Incorrect: He behaves friendly. Correct: He behaves in a friendly manner. Some of these words can be used as adjectives or adverbs. Adverb: He came early Adjective: You are early today. SL Adjectives endinf in -ly 1.      beastly Continue reading →

Adverbs without – LY

We are used to looking at adverbs as words ending in – LY. But there are some adverbs (without – LY looking alike adjectives. Here are some examples of such confusing adverbs: 1. I clean forgot the matter. Here clean is not the word you are accustomed to using.. It means something different. It means COMPLETELY. 2. I’m dead certain I left my purse on the desk.   Here Dead means Completely. Please that DEADLY is an adjective which means fatal: a deadly virus 3. Does Continue reading →We are used to looking at adverbs as words ending in - LY. But there are some adverbs (without - LY looking alike adjectives. Here are some examples of such confusing adverbs: 1. I clean forgot the matter. Here clean is not the word you are accustomed to using.. It means something different. It means COMPLETELY. 2. I'm dead certain I left my purse on the desk.   Here Dead means Completely. Please that DEADLY is an adjective which means fatal: a deadly virus 3. Does Continue reading →